Priceonomics Blog: What Happens to Stolen... →
priceonomics: At Priceonomics, we are fascinated by stolen bicycles. Put simply, why the heck do so many bicycles get stolen? It seems like a crime with very limited financial upside for the thief, and yet bicycle theft is rampant in cities like San Francisco (where we are based). What is the economic…
Rescued in Portland: A Stolen De Rosa Bicycle Has...
High fives all-around, Portland and San Francisco! The De Rosa has been located and will be hand delivered to Justin next month. Please spread the word about its recovery - to call off the search and as a warning to future bike thieves - and we’d like to extend a big thank you to everyone who helped with its return! And here’s how the story unfolded this past week: Original Article
Horses, Hugs and Healing
My father-in-law, Jay Hatfield, aka the Gray Horse Cowboy, is still in the hospital undergoing treatments for his battle with lung cancer. We take each day as it comes. There are some days when there’s progress, and there’s other days when his situation poses more challenges. But Jay is still working hard as he always has — except now he’s working hard to tell his lung...
Today Was A Great Day For A (Recovered) Bike Ride
Dear Cycling Community, So I’m still in shock about the return of my mountain bike this morning. I really can’t believe that it came back - with the help of Jillian Betterly and many others - and am truly thankful for the kindness and amazing superpowers of all of you. The Bearded One and I felt that the best way to celebrate its happy return was to go on a long ride in Marin. We...
My Stolen Bike Was Found With Your Help, Thank You...
Dear Cycling Community, Thank you so much for helping to find my stolen Ibis. I really, really can’t thank you enough. My husband and I have been having a tough time lately, and when I woke up Thursday morning and realized my bike was gone - I was pretty devastated. But I emailed every cycling group I knew, posted my story Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, Google+ and cycling forums, put up...